Items Tagged ‘adenomas’

January 9, 2013

Brief Class on Easy-To-Miss Precancerous Polyps Ups Detection

By Logan Lafferty

Mayo study shows, Most people know a colonoscopy requires some preparation by the patient. Now, a Mayo Clinic physician suggests an additional step to lower the risk of colorectal cancer: Ask for your doctor’s success rate detecting easy-to-miss polyps called adenomas…Recently, the Mayo Clinic in Florida developed a two-hour course designed to increase a doctor’s ADR rate in order to reduce […]

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Tags: adenomas, colonoscopy, Colorectal Cancer, endoscopsists, HealthCanal

February 20, 2012

Even Experienced Endoscopists Have Room To Improve


Even endoscopists who already identify adenomas at a higher than average rate can be trained to do better, according to new research presented at the 2011 American College of Gastroenterology annual meeting, held in November.“There is considerable variability in adenoma detection,” said Susan Coe, MD, a third-year gastroenterology fellow at Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Fla. “Studies […]

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Tags: adenomas, American College of Gastroenterology, edoscopists, endocropist training, Susan Coe

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